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Rhodes State College

Sr. Financial Analyst

Rhodes State College - Lima, OH

Sr. Financial Analyst
Reports to the Vice President, Finance and Administration.

Annual renewable 12-month appointment.

The Sr. Financial Analyst is a poised, polished professional responsible for the analysis of financial information and preparation of appropriate reports.  This financial information is used in the preparation of entries into the general ledger and for the documentation of business transactions.   Also within the scope of this position lies the responsibility of analyzing financial information related to assets, liabilities and capital; as well as the preparation of reports which summarize the current and projected financial position of the College and the Foundation.

This position requires a demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.  The understanding of principles, methods and techniques of accounting and auditing with an emphasis on governmental accounting. The understanding of research, statistical and forecasting methods used in financial analysis, planning and management. The ability to develop and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others. The ability to stimulate teamwork and promote cohesiveness to achieve organizational goals, as well as the ability to motivate, direct, train and develop others.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Prepare monthly financial statements and report package for the College and the Foundation;
Perform journal entries, analysis and month end reconciliation of various general ledger accounts (including financial accounts and bank accounts);
Assist in preparation of monthly management reports and accompanying schedules, worksheets, narratives, including variance reports.  Assist in providing follow-up and documentation of significant variances;
Prepare and present ad hoc analysis of financially-related subjects as assigned;
Provide technical support and accounting and financial information to the campus community through research and analysis of data;
Assist in fiscal year-end financial closing process and related statement preparation;
Assist the Controller with annual budget preparation, forecasts;
Prepare various year-end working papers and schedules for College annual audit;
Assist with preparing and revising internal process and procedures; 
Provide backup assistance as needed to other support staff positions in the Business Office;
Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements
Minimum of bachelor’s degree in accounting with a minimum of five (5) years accounting experience.  Thorough knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and practices and experience with financial systems. 

Excellent oral and written communications skills; strong MS Office skills, particularly Excel.  Excellent time management and interpersonal and organizational skills.  The ability to coordinate and prioritize work load to achieve department goals.  Must be able to work overtime when necessary.

Preferred qualifications include a CPA and/or MBA and experience in higher education.  Understanding of and experience with Banner

Commensurate with academic preparation and experience; plus full benefits package.
Submit materials electronically to the Office for Human Resources at Rhodes State College.  Applicants must include a letter of interest outlining background, qualifications, a resume and the names, titles, email addresses and telephone numbers (work and home/cell) of at least five (5) professional references. References are contacted at the point when applicants advance through the interview process. Applicants who are invited to the interview process will be subject to a background check and required to complete and submit a College employment application.

Rhodes State College is an equal-opportunity, Title IX institution and pledges to recruit, select and promote diversity by providing equality of opportunity in higher education for all persons, including faculty and employees with respect to hiring, continuation, promotion, and applicants for admission, enrolled students and graduates without discrimination or segregation.
The College is interested in candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of colleagues, students, faculty, and community members. All employment decisions are made on a non-discriminatory basis. Rhodes State College prohibits discrimination and harassment based on sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, work-related injury or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in College programs, services, and activities. A pre-employment background screen is required for all employees and the College participates in the Federally-mandated E-Verify program.
The Director of Human Resources, located in Room 223 of the Public Service Building, telephone 419-995-8302, coordinates the college's compliance with titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act and amendments, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.

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Rhodes State College


Sr. Financial Analyst Rhodes State College - Lima, OH, United States


Location: Lima, OH

Company Profile:
Rhodes State College is a public, state-assisted institution of higher learning which is chartered to provide degree granting career education programs, non-credit workforce development, and consulting for business and industry. The college prepares students for entry into careers, develops the regional workforce through credit and non-credit occupational training, and offers curricular programs that prepare students for transfer completion baccalaureate programs at selected colleges and universities. With over 4,100 students, the college’s core institutional values of integrity, caring, responsibility, respect, and quality guide its policies and practices.